Tuesday, January 17, 2012

The Legend

If you needed a stronger endorsement that austerity doesn't work, take a look at what the Legend says about it:

"It reminds me of medieval medicine," he said. "It is like blood-letting, where you took blood out of a patient because the theory was that there were bad humours.

"And very often, when you took the blood out, the patient got sicker. The response then was more blood-letting until the patient very nearly died. What is happening in Europe is a mutual suicide pact," he said.

Mark my words, European austerity will threaten any semblance of a global recovery in 2012.


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